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Can not get dubbing to work

I am trying to record home videos to dvd using the dubbing option. I can select dubbing but it will not let me move to the next menu to select simple dubbing. I have a formatted dvd-rw in there. Is there a setting that I should check?

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  • henckelbs Dec 16, 2008

    Have the same exact problem. Tried several different discs and NOTHING!!! The simple dubbing will not illuminate to allow for selection, nor does the unit do anything when I manually push "dub to DVD" on the remote or the front display of the unit. HELP!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    i cannot select dubbing

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    I've tried 2 different brands of DVD-R. Samsung told me to try a different brand when I first contacted them. I tried a different brand and got the exact same results. I contacted them again and again they blamed the problem on disc brand.....then RECOMMENDED the brand I had tried in the first place. Eat your loss and stay away
    from Samsung!

  • AndyJS Apr 14, 2009

    I have a similar problem. I bought the Samsung DVD/video mainly to be able to copy some of our home videos (on VHS) onto DVDs before the videos start getting too old. The problem is this: the result of copying / dubbing a home video to DVD is that on the DVD the entire footage is split into lots of different titles in an erratic fashion. Some of the titles are only 30 seconds, some as long as 10 minutes, the average is about 2 minutes. I don't want this to happen, but cannot find a way to switch it off! I've tried recording a TV programme to DVD and there is no problem then - the whole program forms one title on the DVD. But as I said when copying home videos it splits it into lots of titles. I rang Samsung up twice: the first time they said to use a different kind of DVD, and the other time they said to simply use the option which allows you to combine lots of titles together to form one title. This would be fine except for one thing: when dubbing, the video stops and starts when it is in between titles, so-to-speak, and this causes it to miss out bits of the video which wrecks the footage. Because this is an unusual problem, I don't think Samsung have any idea about what to do. I'd love to hear if anyone else has any ideas about this problem.

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Samsung's solution to many problems seem to be the type of dvd. Try using a dvd-r. I am able to select dubbing with a dvd+r, but the +r discs won't play in other dvd players. Apparently, -r is the only disc to use with this box to avoid issues. The +r records the soundtrack a few seconds off of the video track.

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